June Tip for Golf Course Architects: Your Crystal Ball!

Golf course architects have a unique opportunity to create an optimal pace of play for a course under construction or redesign. The architect sets the bar by determining how long it should take to play the course. The management team determines how long it actually does take to play the course. When the architect and the management team come together on the same page, the course will deliver the best product and generate the most income.

 

One way this can happen is through Bill Yates’ Pace Designer® Systems, which recognizes the uniqueness of each course and provides insights about the future impact of major design decisions, while the course is being designed, redesigned, or renovated.

 

Pace Designer Systems benefits the golf course architect by helping the architect select the best routing and fine tune the course design for optimal day to day use. It also gives the architect another deliverable…an Owner’s Manual for managing the course.

 

Pace Designer Systems also benefits the management team by providing insights about how play will flow, even before the course is designed or redesigned. It gives the specific tools to use for training staff and managing the course right from opening day. And it allows the management team to use effective management practices unique to the course from day one, with confidence instead of trial and error.

 

For more detailed information on how Pace Designer Systems can help architects, as we have done for Robert Trent Jones, Jr., David McLay Kidd, Forrest Richardson, Desmond Muirhead and others, please click here to contact Bill Yates for a free consultation.

 

Tip by Bill Yates, Pace Manager Systems

Testimonials

  • "We cut more than 30 minutes off our average 18-hole round."

    Dane Bohrer, PGA, General Manager

  • "Our pace of play is much better and our members love it."

    Alice Plain, PGA, Director of Golf

    Vail Golf Club, Colorado
  • "Bill Yates is the Guru of pace of play."

    Paul Spengler, Executive VP

    Pebble Beach Golf Links, California
  • "Bill Yates unquestionably provides the most enlightening analysis of pace of play I have ever seen."

    Terry Florence, Director of Golf

    Wild Dunes Golf Resort, South Carolina
  • "What Bill did for us was fantastic. Every golf course should adopt his approach."

    Rod Cochrane, General Manager

    Predator Ridge Resort, British Columbia
  • "I can’t thank you enough for what you’ve done for us."

    Shawn Smith, Director of Golf

    Pebble Beach Resort, California
  • "It’s the best money I’ve ever spent. It’s like you’ve given me an additional course to use."

    Perry Cooper, Golf Manager

    Jasper Park Lodge, Canada
  • "We have now put 3:57 on all our range balls."

    Alan McGregor, General Manager

    St Andrews, Scotland
  • "Your training sharpened our focus on quality."

    Nathan Stith, Director of Golf

    Doral Golf Resort and Spa, Florida
  • "Thanks to Pace Manager, we can now communicate with each other and our guests with facts."

    Brian Shaw, Head Golf Professional

    Doonbeg Golf Club, Ireland
  • "Our members and guests couldn’t be more pleased!"

    Cary Corbitt, Director of Sports & Operations

    Harbour Town Golf Links, South Carolina
  • "Your program was not an expense; it was a sound investment."

    Terry Boldt, Golf Division Manager

    City of Calgary Municipal Courses, Canada
  • "Magnifique!"

    Alexis Davet, General Manager

    Golf de la Grande Bastide, Provence
  • "You’ve made a great difference. I always recommend you to other courses."

    Frank Jemsek, Owner

    Cog Hill Country Club, Illinois
  • "Thanks to you, we have experienced two magical years of smooth flowing golf and exceptional pace"

    Steve Harker, Mgr. Performance Excellence

    Osprey Ridge at Disney World, Florida
  • "We continue to see marked improvement and exceptional quality."

    Gregg Lindquist, General Manager

    Desert Willow Golf Resort, California
  • "Thanks to you, the pace of play was better than it’s been in years, even during the Thursday and Friday rounds."

    Dawn Coe-Jones, LPGA Tour Player

    U.S. Women's Open Championship, Pumpkin Ridge, Oregon
  • "The pace of play in this championship was better than it has ever been."

    David Pepper, R&A Championship Comm. Chair

    The Open Championship, Muirfield, Scotland
 

Client Courses

  • Cog Hill Country Club

    Lemont, Illinois

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